Fish Oil Supplementation May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk?

  • Tara Andresen

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A recently published study (July 2010) following over 35,000 postmenopausal women living in the USA found that the use of daily fish oil supplementation reduced the risk of ductal breast cancer (not lobular). Women who had been using fish oil for over 10 years experienced the greatest benefit. The authors concluded that fish oil may be inversely related to breast cancer risk, but they say additional research is required to further investigate the mechanism by which fish oil may protect against breast cancer.

To find out more about reducing your breast cancer risk, visit your Naturopath. They can put together a comprehensive prevention plan that meets your specific health goals.

Yours in Health,
Dr. Tara Andresen
Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Tara Andresen is a licensed naturopathic doctor practicing in Toronto, Ontario. She follows an evidence-based approach to naturopathic medicine, incorporating the latest scientific research into effective treatment plans for a wide variety of health concerns.